Exalt: Faceting Design Diagram

Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Exalt".


Quartz (Amethyst, Citrine, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose)

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Exalt (MIR48.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
93.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
32 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 36
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 P/W = 0.435 C/W = 0.222
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.676 P/H = 0.643 C/H = 0.328
Vol./W^3 = 0.277




Addition # 10 - This is easy to cut and has a very interesting flash. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is ideal for medium colored material. The step C2 can be varied and it will make the "x" larger or smaller. A table can be cut on a large stone.


Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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